The U23 Southeast Asian Games squad may have ran out the victors 3-1 on May 10, when they met the U20 side preparing for the FIFA U20 World Cup, but in a sign of the relative strengths of the two Myanmar age-group sides the U20s used the match to give some valuable game time to their second-string line-up.
Ayeyawady United and Yadanarbon go into today’s final AFC Cup group games with very different agendas: The former will try find a way to an away win, thereby securing a home fixture in the Round of 16, while the latter are playing only for pride and experience.
Myanmar women’s football team fell at the last hurdle on May 10 when they were defeated 3-2 by Thailand in the final of the ASEAN Football Federation championship played at Thong Nhat Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City,Vietnam.
The symbiotic relationship between a team of hockey- playing expats and the Myanmar Hockey Federation took another step forward over the weekend when a mixed-gender team representing the Yangon Pythons faced up against a squad of Myanmar national players who missed the cut for this year’s Southeast Asian Games in Singapore.
Win Theingi Tun opened with a brace to help Myanmar women overcome a Malaysian side 4-0 yesterday at Ho Chi Minh City’s Thong Nhat Stadium, a result that qualified them from Group B of the AFF Women’s Championship to reach the semi-finals.
Final preparations for next month’s Southeast Asian Games are under way as Myanmar’s archery team take flight to South Korea for a training camp ahead of the Singapore competition that will be held from June 10 to 14 at the Kallang Cricket Field.